Ready for an adrenaline rush? From a haunted ferry boat to a spooky school, check out these thrilling activities. Warning: not for the faint of heart, and not recommended for children!
The Dent Schoolhouse
Consistently named one of the best haunts in the country, the Dent Schoolhouse
is located in an actual haunted schoolhouse, with spooky surprises lurking down every hallway and in every classroom. Don't be late - class begins September 16 and concludes on October 31, 2022. This is one lesson you'll never forget. Be sure to reserve your tickets online, as dates tend to sell out.
Halloween Haunt at Kings Island (photo: @cook.christian)
Kings Island's Halloween Haunt is a must-do for thrill-seekers. Enjoy the park after-hours; ride thrill rides, make your way through haunted houses and interact with terrifying creatures that roam among visitors. The haunting begins on September 23 and operates on Fridays and Saturdays until October 29, 2022. Note - this event is intended for mature audiences only. Be sure and purchase your tickets ahead of time online to avoid long lines.
Haunted Historic Walking Tours by American Legacy Tours
Newport is Haunted
Shriek and shiver through the streets of the Covington or Newport on a haunted walking tour by American Legacy Tours. Expert guides will lead you through the dark city streets and regale you with stories of haunted mansions, ghastly murders, vicious feuds and more. Dates and time vary.
Sandyland Acres Haunted Hayride
This is no ordinary hayride - prepare for anything! Climb aboard Sandyland Acres Haunted Hayride for a 25-minute bumpy and spooky trip down haunted memory lane witnessing the best of cinema's horror past and present.
Sandyland Acres Haunted Hayride
Land of Illusion: Haunted Scream Park
Haunted Scream Park
Be prepared to make your way through seven terrifying attractions at Land of Illusion: Haunted Scream Park
. The frights begin as soon as you arrive and can last for hours as you are chased along a haunted trail, face Killer Klowns, explore Dr. Psycho's Haunted Estate, and much more. The screams start on September 9 and run on select dates through October 30.
Lady Scary inside Psychosis at Brimstone Haunt
Formerly a family farm, Brimstone Haunt
is now a place of long-lost memories and curses. Try all four indoor and outdoor experiences: Haunted Hayride, Forgotten Forest, Psychosis and Zombie Assault. Open on Fridays and Saturdays starting October 7 and running through October 29. Online reservations are recommended.
Music Hall (photo: CincinnatiUSA.com)
Learn about the dark side of Cincinnati by taking a Flying Pig Tours'
"Buried Secrets" or "Eerie Encounters" walking ghost tour. Hear stories about long-forgotten corpses, murderous rage, body snatching/dissection and much more. Both tours are offered Fridays and Saturdays.
The USS Nightmare
USS Nightmare (photo: Alias Imaging)
Docked on the Ohio River, the USS Nightmare
is a local spooky tradition! Experience two decks and more than 30 minutes of non-stop terror at one of the region's longest haunted tours.
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